Macedon, Akanthos.


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Circa 470 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17.22 gr., 30 mm.

Obv: lion to the right, attacking bull collapsing to the left with head raised; above left of the bull’s horn: Θ; below bull: plinth of pellets between plain lines; in exergue: floral ornament.

Rev. quadripartite incuse square.

Ref: Desneux 55 (this reverse die); Tselekas 150 (this reverse die).

Well struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.